Principles of Microeconomics, Volume 1

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Elsevier, 1998 - Macroeconomics - 488 pages
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Contents

TEN PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
3
CHAPTER
13
Summary
14
Ten Principles of Economics
15
The Economist as Policymaker
26
Summary
32
Interdependence and the Gains from
45
Applications of Comparative Advantage
53
The Tradeoff between Equity
257
THE COSTS OF PRODUCTION
263
The Various Measures of Cost
270
Costs in the Short Run and in the Long Run
277
Problems and Applications 258
279
FIRMS IN COMPETITIVE MARKETS
283
The Supply Curve in a Competitive Market
294
CHAPTER 15
303

Elasticity and Its Application
89
The Elasticity of Supply
99
Conclusion
108
Supply Demand and Government
111
Taxes
121
MARKETS
131
Producer Surplus
140
Market Efficiency and Market
150
The Costs of Taxation
155
Henry George and the Tax on Land
163
Summary
170
International Trade
173
The Winners and Losers from Trade
176
The Arguments for Restricting Trade
186
THE ECONOMICS OF THE PUBLIC
197
Private Solutions to Externalities
207
Conclusion
216
Public Goods and Common
219
Common Resources
227
The Importance of Property Rights
233
The Design of the Tax System
237
Taxes and Equity
249
The Welfare Cost of Monopoly
315
The Prevalence of Monopoly
332
Between Monopoly and Perfect Competition
338
CHAPTER 17
363
Advertising
371
Conclusion
377
THE ECONOMICS OF LABOR
381
CHAPTER 18
383
LaborMarket Equilibrium
389
Conclusion
398
Earnings and Discrimination
401
The Economics of Discrimination
409
Conclusion
416
The Distribution of Income
421
The Measurement of Inequality
422
The Political Philosophy of Redistributing
431
Conclusion
440
The Theory of Consumer Choice
447
CHAPTER 21
473
Glossary
475
Index
481
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